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Old 08-01-2008, 12:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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yes im new here,

but im currently adapting my old computer and give it a little boost,

Most parts i am fine with ,However,

the power supply of these componets,

Gefore 8600gt 256mb
3ghz dual core cpu
2x kingston value ram ddr2 530

all come to around 389 watt, the question is, would my 450W power supply handle that?

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Old 08-01-2008, 12:17 PM   #2 (permalink)
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depends on the model and make of that 450w

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Old 08-01-2008, 12:28 PM   #3 (permalink)
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its an EZcool genuine 450w (very quiet)

these are its manufactuer's specs

Digital PSU, Be Cool & Super Quite

Key Features:

450W PSU Retail Boxed

Size: 8CM

Compatible for Intel P4 and AMD/ XP

Meets Intel v.2.03- Enhanced +12V for PIV

Noise killer for quiet PC

230V, rear power on/off, power down

Over voltage and circuit protection

100% burn in and Hi pot tested CE/TUV/FCC/UL approval

Built in EMI filter on power outlet

Maximum Load Values:

Voltage: +3.3V, Maximum Load: 32A

Voltage: +5V, Maximum Load: 40A

Voltage: +12V, Maximum Load: 25A

Voltage: +-5V, Maximum Load: 2.5A

Voltage: +-12V, Maximum Load: 0.8A

Voltage: ++5vsb, Maximum Load: 2.5A
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Old 08-01-2008, 12:39 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I would say yes.
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it should be able to handle it as long as your stuff isn't running 100% full load all of the time

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